VPD Group

Mrinmoy De

MrinmoyPostdoctoral Fellow Materials Science and Engineering
Northwestern University
Room: B560, Silverman Hall
Chemistry of Life Processes Institute,
2170 Campus Drive
Evanston IL, 60208-3113

Phone: (847) 491-5809 (L)
Facsimile: (847) 467-6573

Email: m-de@northwestern.edu

Educational Background

2009-present Postdoctoral Fellow at Northwestern University, Evanston
2003-2009 Ph.D. University of Massachusetts, Amherst ( Advisor: Prof. Vincent M. Rotello)
2000-2002 M.Sc. Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay

Research Objectives and Approach

Surface engineering of magnetic nanostructures for application in self assembly and therapeutics.

References and Publications

  • De, M.; Ghosh, P.; Rotello, V. M. "Nanoparticles and Their Applications in Biology" Adv. Mat., 2008, 20, 4225-4241.
  • De, M.; Rotello, V. M. "Synthetic chaperones: nanoparticle-mediated refolding of thermally denatured proteins" Chem. Commun., 2008, 3504-3506.
  • Goicochea, N. L.; De, M.; Rotello, V. M.; Mukhopadhyay, S.; Dragnea, B. "Core-like Particles of an Enveloped Animal Virus Can Self-Assemble Efficiently on Artificial Templates" Nano Letters, 2007, 7, 2281-2290.
  • De, M.; You, C.-C.; Srivastava, S.; Rotello, V. M. "Biomimetic Interactions of Proteins with Functionalized Nanoparticles" J. Am. Chem. Soc, 2007, 129, 10747-10753.
  • You, C.-C.; De, M.; Han, G.; Rotello, V. M. "Tunable Inhibition and Denaturation of ŚÁ -Chymotrypsin with Amino Acid-Functionalized Gold Nanoparticles" J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2005, 127, 12873-12881.